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  • CFTC and BoE tie up clearing agreement

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Bank of England signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday regarding the oversight of derivatives clearing.

    • 22 Oct 2020
  • Permira splashes cash on Lowell rescue ahead of 2021 NPL splurge

    Permira opted to rescue its debt purchasing portfolio company Lowell from the restructuring that many thought was imminent, with the largest slug of equity support any sponsor has injected in Europe since the coronavirus pandemic began. Covid-19 has crushed cashflows for some debt purchasers, but next year should be a bumper year for NPL buying — for those firms with cash to do so, writes Owen Sanderson.

    • 22 Oct 2020
  • Perkins and Wilson take Citi clearing reins after Kemp departure

    Citi has appointed Christopher Perkins and Sabrina Wilson as global co-heads of its futures, OTC clearing and FX prime brokerage business, following Jerome Kemp’s retirement from the industry.

    • 16 Oct 2020
  • TP ICAP prepares for fixed income push with Liquidnet buy

    Interdealer broking giant TP ICAP has advanced further into buy-side revenue streams, with specific plans to target fixed income markets, as it clinched its acquisition of trading platform provider Liquidnet for an initial $575m last Friday.

    • 09 Oct 2020